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thing like that? >> and tv's original bad boy. hollywood reacting this morning to the death of "dallas" star larry hagman. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 a.m. on the west, and here's where we start this morning. larry hagman's family says he was surrounded by family at the end. the 81-year-old actor died of complications from cancer. he's best known for his iconic portrayal of j.r. ewing in the show "dallas." it's a role that he always called his favorite. peter fonda said goodbye to his friend on twitter, saying hagman brought so much fun to everyone's life. cnn entertainment corresponde m correspondent careen winter joins us. i understand that you are at larry hagman's star on the hollywood walk of fame. are people showing up to pay their respects? >> not yet, but you can bet that will change as the morning continues. we are right next to larry hagman's star. still quite early here, so i'm sure there are many people who are waking up just finding out about the sad news. perhaps they're still unaware. that's very popular strip in hollyw
of course as the villain j.r. ewing on his star with dallas. lost his battle with cancer dallas hospital. linda gray had this to say on the star's passing. larry hagman was my best friend for 35 years. he brought joy to everyone he knew. i will miss him enor muresly. >> she was at his side. >> he he was apparently surrounded by family and friends. >> hagman was the son of mary martin. he was also known for his role as major tony nelson in i dream of jeanne, of course, he was 81 years old. >> he never became hollywood. larry hagman remained dallas. he was from fort worth and he always will stand for dallas. what a legend. love that guy. >> check in with rick reichmuth and see what our weekend first alert forecast looks like. >> looking good. you worry about thanksgiving weekend for travelers getting home and maybe another storm at the end of it we made through the entire thing scot-free. it's cold. 13 degrees in minneapolis. the tenks have dropped off from where you were on wednesday. aside from that, no big storms. cold front eastern seaboard. behind it a ton of sunshine. there will be a
, suffering complications from his battle with cancer. the star of "dallas" and "i dream of jeanie" will be remembers most for his most famous character, j.r. ewing, the most despised and loved villain in tv history. he was as charismatic as he was evil. he was one of the most colorful and villainized characters on television, j.r. ewing. >> you'll find all kinds of ways to skin a cat. >> reporter: when larry hagman took the role on, it was only supposed to last a few weeks. but "dallas" became a hit and the role, a part of television history. in his last sitdown interview with abc station wfaa, hagman revealed -- >> i was thinking we could get six shows out of this and walk away and go on vacation. >> reporter: no vacation, as hagman's character, the mischievous oil tycoon and his antics, made "dallas" one of the biggest hits in the '80s. and recently, hagman and his co-stars were reunited as the show, just retooled for modern times. >> i hate to hit a man below the belt. but you know i will. >> reporter: he also made the cowboy hat cool to wear. >> well, i'll second that. >> repo
for those truly thankful, just to be alive. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> tough scene there. >>> and another thanksgiving day tragedy has left one woman dead. this time, in pompano beach, florida. a dive boat carrying 23 people capsized and broke apart after it was hit by an enormous wave. everyone onboard was tossed into the water. >>> overseas, now. the cease-fire in the middle east appears to be holding. there's signs of life returning to normal, as israel and palestinian militants in gaza seem to be respecting the truce, forged after eight days of rocket fire. 160 people dead. israel said it arrested a member of hamas for wednesday's bus bombing in tel aviv that injured 27 people. >>> egypt's president has made a bold political move, fresh off his key role in negotiates that cease-fire. mohamed morsi has granted himself broad-new hours. courts cannot challenge his positions. it sets the stage for the retrial of former president hosni mubarak. >>> back here at home, a terrifying thanksgiving for a new hampshire couple. after curiosity got the best of their 2-year-old son.
writer of the dallas reporting news coming to us from austin. wayne, thanks so much for being back inside "the war room"." >> great to be with you governor. >> jennifer: you have written about poll workers in texas, as a matter of fact, asking to see photo i.d.s even though there is no i.d. law there. what did you observe? >> well, you're right. i've been on the road in colorado ohio, but i came home to vote. i did early voting in my precinct which is north of austin, a conservative republican county. when i went in, i intentionally because i wanted to see what the poll workers were doing brought one of several legally prescribed identifications under the texas law and that's my city issued utility bill. i walked in, gave that utility bill to the supervisor, who asked me for my photo i.d. i said, this is what i'm giving you. she said, i prefer the photo i.d. the driver's license, or your certification of voting. i said, are you telling me that i can't vote with this? at which point let me say there was a back and forth process very low key but a back and forth process in which another sup
in the hollywood walk of fame. fans toured the south fork  ranch which features memorabilia from the show "dallas." >> he was j.r. ewing and he was a texas native. he died on friday surrounded by his family. >>> crime is up in neighborhoods hit hardest by superstorm sandy. burglaries have spiked and rockaways in long island averaged two burblies a -- burglaries a day. there was one reported in a week's time last year. >>> they became instant santas this weekend. they recovered $2 million in toys and other goods stolen from a canadian salvation army. they found the items in a commercial warehouse in northwest toronto. there was so much stuff, they needed three big rigs to haul away the merchandise. in toronto, they have been fired over the incident and no criminal charges have been fired. >> they are asking drivers to fill the boot. > >> thank you. >> happy holidays. >>> firefighters collected donations from drivers yesterday on the expressway. it is all part of the campaign for the san jose firefighter burn foundation. >> we do an annual kid's burn camp so kids with visible burn scars can be with
in the city of dallas. high fps as we get into this afternoon. highs early this morning through out the afternoon. >> it is time to entertain this. thousands of twilight fans gather for breaking dawn part 2. they camped out for four-days leading up to the event. robert pat tin son and kristen stewart walking the red carpet for the event. i know ainsley will be there. >> nick swisser and his wife actress diana swisher will soon hear the pitter-patter of feet. they announced they are expecting. >>> do you recognize this guy? he is losing weight for his role in an up coming movie but he has gotten really thin. this picture of him on the left was taken in april. mcconaughey has reportedly lost 30 pounds for that gig. >>> now for your starting lineup. your top story making news in the sports world. a win turning into what could be a big loss for the stealers. the quarterback ben rothlisberger going down hard after a sack in the third quarter. he was taken to the hospital to have his right shoulder examined. stopping short of jeff gordon for wrecking bowyer. instead he was fined 100,000 d
. the airports look great and driving conditions are ideal. 65 in dallas will be nice. in the 40s through the northern plains and much of florida looks good and even looking ahead to the weekend it's almost like one of the broken record forecasts, just day after day looks very much the same. i think you have a little more sunshine tomorrow in areas of the east and probably will make it feel nice. 60s dominate the map even into sunday. normally i don't give away the entire forecast but we have the thanksgiving travel forecast to come. >> bill, thanks. >>> coming up, the justice department brings down the hammer on b pchp over the oil s. >>> plus, 15 days after the storm, president obama returns to survey the damage and to lend some much needed emotional support. >>> plus, why vice president joe biden is moonlighting with amy poehler. you're watches "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? maybe you want to incorporate a business. or protect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorn
in raleigh and 80 currently looking for a daytime high in dallas and 70s on the gulf coast. >> brian: first story in sports is not the amazing newings. former world boxing champ hector camacho was shot in the face. he's in critical condition and shot in puerto rico. hit in the face and neck. another man in the car was killed. so far no motive was revealed. basketball now. lakers eeking out a win under the new coach mike d'antoni. they won over the nets. and we'll let you know how the new stadium s. unbelievable performance for the college hoopster last night. wake the kid and get them dress put them in the shower. jack taylor from division three granle college in iowa scored 138 points. that is a ncaa record. break them down. kilmeade, twen-27 three point and 52 of 108 shots from the field and 7-free throse and world's best basketball players took notice and listen what the pros say. charles jenkins. wouldn't be surprised if he transferred tomorrow with the points. kevin dur an. jack taylor you serve a shost jack daniels after that performance. i am not sure he was 25. i am not sure if that
-school in dallas or houston, we want to be able to admit that students. the university of texas is saying we want to consider race sometimes and that is what the dispute is about. the critics say, no, it is wrong to consider race and you don't need to do it in this case. you've got a reasonable amount of racial diversity. host: let's turn to another case -- as you enter that, i will show that had line from "the wall street journal." answer to't know the that question. i think it would be unlikely, however. justice scalia is 76 and justice kennedy is 76. they are both generally on the right side of the court. justice ruth better ginsburg will be 80 in the spring. she is the oldest of the justices on the liberal side. if you had to guess who was going to leave in the next four years, i think the standard guess would be justice ginsburg. it was very important for the ideological makeup of the court whether barack obama or mitt romney is president of united states because it justice ginsburg had left and another conservative justice came in, that could have changed the balance of the court. if, in th
the price in europe, japan, or elsewhere. host: and emory, dallas, texas, good morning. -- and memory, dallas, texas, good morning. -- anna marie, dallas, texas, good morning. caller: what can we do as a community to prepare? what are some things that we can do to perhaps -- me and a group of others -- we could create a project for awareness? guest: a great project for awareness is awareness about the distribution grid at the local level. in my area, washington, d.c., the utility for a variety of reasons and did not trim trees for decades. people complained because they were cutting trees and not want them on their property, so for the last few years with storms we have had an enormous amount of free-fall, branches, and so on. putting pressure on the utilities, running public projects, schools, so on, identifying areas that are vulnerable where a tree trimming process, and again, i am an environmentalist, i am not saying to cut down trees indiscriminately, but i am saying that there is a trade- off and if you do not do the maintenance at the local community level, there will be severe
news, dallas. >> just incredible pictures tonight. ryan owens, thank you. >>> and that dense fog causing such terror in texas has been a problem in other parts of the country. in the midwest, a similar challenge and this really struck us. in chicago, the fog so thick, only the tips of the skyscrapers could be seen piercing through it. so, tonight here, abc meteorologist ginger zee on that system still causing problems tonight. >> reporter: blinding fog from farms in duluth, minnesota, to backyards in st. louis. it's made for a hazardous start to holiday travel from minnesota to ohio to texas. all this fog, because of unseasonably warm temperatures passing over cold land. and there isn't a whole lot of wind to mix it together. that warm air means some of chicago's skating rinks won't open as planned, even though the cold settles in tomorrow for them. but in much of the east, it was parade perfection. >> buzz lightyear from "toy story." >> reporter: from the blue skies at macy's annual in new york city to families fun in the sun in philadelphia, to detroit, once that fog burned off
in the 20s in rapid city. 25 over in my sue la. ahead of it, very warm. 85 in the city of dallas. for today, stretching from parts of southern minnesota, into parts of the texas panhandle, large hail, damaging wind gusts and even some isolated tornadoes will be possible and then by tomorrow, a storm pushes eastward and more fear weather will be possible from parts of texas into arkansas. gregg? >> gregg: 81 in dallas, wow. that's amazing. maria, thank you very much. >> heather: what a difference. wow. serious new questions about the stunning resignation of c.i.a. director and retired four star general david petraeus. general petraeus stepping down after an f.b.i. investigation uncovered an affair with his married biographer. they are questioning the timing of this announcement. and possible connections to the ongoing investigation into the deadly terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. molly henneberg is live for us in washington with the very latest on this developing story. molly? >> the f.b.i. discovered that biographer appeared to have access to general petraeus' personal e-mai
and almost never ue to fog. for "cbs this morning," manuel bojorquez, dallas. putespeaking of travel trouble, abor disputes at american airlines and u.sai airways coul ause trouble. what's going on? >> called > it's called the world's biggest soap opera. th you remember the pilots were this slowdown, american backnes performance down to 58%? they went back to the table with deal.irline now negotiating a it.l with the union, wants the pilots to approve. the airline wants them to approve it. needre in bankruptcy. in place before they can go to the creditors community and to the judge and say we're coming out want to they want to work with usair networknt if there's going to be a merger. now put that on hold for a .econd. remember, i said soap opera. .> yeah. >> now you have us airways pilts and attendants that don't like their management either. sair 94% margin voted to uthorize a strike. herewe have here is american willnes, which will come out of bankruptcy, there's no doubt about that. f they get that pilot agreement signed by december 7th, move at 7t all deliberate speed, go to the o
and outsourced in recent years, shepard. >> casey is live in dallas tonight. thanks. >>> a lottery jackpot worth more than 20 million bucks and nobody claimed it. for months and months on end. when the winner finally stepped forward, she was almost too late. she almost missed out on 20 million bucks. d also cut cors by making it without 100% real cheddar cheese. but wouldn't be stouffer's mac & cheese. just one of over 70 satisfying recipes for one from stouffer's. actually... th way i could split my payments up into little bite-size chunks. i mean you feel me right? yeah. uh, sir... ah... [ male announcer ] shop now. and put it on layaway so you have more time to pay. walmart. i knew it'd be tough on our retirement savings, especially in this economy. but with three kids, being home more really helped. man: so we went to fidelity. we talked about where we were and what we could do. we changed our plan and did something about our economy. now we know where to go for help if things change again. call or come in today to take control of your personal economy. get free one-on-one help fro
, san jose. if you're heading back east. looks like chicago, down to st. louis, and even parts of dallas definitely some isolated thunderstorms expected there. we'll look for cold temperatures near great falls, and seattle getting hit with more heavy rain. our state, little rain towards eureka, tahoe, 41, make a sprinkle of snow here and there but plenty of sunshine. los angeles, 68 degrees. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. a milder day for our monday. as temperatures start to warm back up. clouds move in. tuesday night and wednesday, chance of showers. rain likely for us on thursday. we'll update that forecast for you tomorrow. >> ama: mike shumann is here. >> mike: we had a huge upset in college football. the top dog. the bcs rankings will be interesting. why is this man spending most of the day on the ground but still found his way to the ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark choc
. louis, and even parts of dallas definitely some isolated thunderstorms expected there. we'll look for cold temperatures near great falls, and seattle getting hit with more heavy rain. our state, little rain towards eureka, tahoe, 41, make a sprinkle of snow here and there but plenty of sunshine. los angeles, 68 degrees. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. a milder day for our monday. as temperatures start to warm back up. clouds move in. tuesday night and wednesday, chance of showers. rain likely for us on thursday. we'll update that forecast for you tomorrow. >> ama: mike shumann is here. >> mike: we had a huge upset in college football. the top dog. the bcs rankings will be interesting. why is this man spending most of the day on the ground but still >> mike: how about standard quarterback kevin hogan. first start of his career on senior day. got a little help from his friends as they knock off oregon state. a must-win to keep their rose bowl hopes alive. 14-10 stanford at the half. beavers took the lead with 23 unanswered points but hogan answer. slips out to stepfan taylo
holds a flag ceremony with local veterans speeches at the community center. dallas in san leandro. concord salute take place at the vietnam veterans memorial in new hall park. >> if you like more information we have it on our website. >> a scary moment for passengers on a flight out of oakland international when the southwest flight arrived at the denver airport yesterday evening. the plane slid off the taxi way. ground was frozen, covered in a light snow. these are images from the images from passengers. no one was injured. everyone on the flight had to be taken to the terminal by bus. one of them told us what happened after the plane landed. >>> the pilot apparently tried to turn and when he did that, the plane just kept skidding forward. and right before he ran off the runway, he hit the jets hard to reverse to slow the plane down but at that point there was nothing he could do to stop it from going off. >> that passenger, brad harris, also told us he has nothing but praise for the southwest crew the way they handled that incident. >> the oakland raiders defensive line coach wi
in texas. 47 in the city of dallas. high temperatures won't be warming up that much across portions of the northeast. we will stay below average 48 for a high in new york city 44 syracuse. 49 degrees you will deal with the showers and storms off northern florida and into the carolinas today and tomorrow. we could be seeing travel impact across the midwest cool side 44 chicago 34 chicago bert than yesterday. out west we will be seeing more snow across parts of the rockies. good news for any one who likes to do skiing out here. 70s across california. it will be a beautiful day in california 78 for a high temperature in los angeles. not looking at much wet weather across the northeast. that front has pushed eastward cool air moving in behind it. you will see a return to sunshine in the southeast not much going on right now but a storm will be developing later on. >>> brew on this question of the day responses earlier in the show we told you that more americans are planning to drive to their thanksgiving destination than fly. we are on top of that. we are spending 10 percent less than l
. showers in the carolinas. >> 70s from dallas to miami. mostly 50s in the midwest. 77 in phoenix and 57 in albuquerque. >>> it's time now for what is inevitably, i have to admit, probably our "favorite story of the day." it comes to us from logan, utah. >> that's right. that's where a bunch of guys collected more than 1,400 bags of leaves and then emptied them into a backyard. and then it was time to play. by jumping off the roof, yep, right into that pile. >> awesome. >> that looks fun. >> the pile was 17 feet high, big enough to keep everybody safe. they estimated the whole pile of leaves weighed about 20,000 pounds. pretty cool camera shots too. >> nice video work. >> don't try that at home. >> everyone as a kid loves doing that. even adults. jumping in piles of leaves. 'tis the season. look at that thing. >> you have to know what is in the piles of leaves. sometimes there can be some dangerous elements. >> oh, look at that. a little round-off. i give them 8.0 for the dismount. looks good. >> are they going to burn them now? >> yeah. i love the smell of burning leaves, though. don't
. she and lyndon johnson were leaving the baker hotel in dallas, walking across the street to an event at the adolphus hotel. focusing on well-to-do women who were therefore a event. they carried what mrs. johnson described in her oral history is a sea of angry slogans. she says that they did not like lbj and they hated kennedy. and this mom essentially blocked the passage. it made a very different and difficult for them to get through. and you have to realize the potential for some sort of mob action. she described it as just an animal like tense atmosphere where the slightest thing could trigger a riot. at one point, one of the signs not mrs. johnson's hat off. lbj recognized that she wasn't going as fast as she should have. but they were making the most of this event for television. it would display the behavior of his opponents. so that is certainly an example of courage. >> also on the lady bird special. when she toured the south after she signed the civil rights act, which i'm going ask mark to talk about. can you please tell all of us what his response to russell was when he was
of these various places. dallas, texas. you have a store in maryland. you have stores here in california that we're expecting later in the day. so tlar number of stores across the country where we're seeing more of these protests. but walmart says you have to look beyond just the bodies there. when they look at who showed up and walked off the shop, only about 50 employees did not show up as they were scheduled. they're saying they have the same number of employees who didn't show up for work last year as they had this year. so what walmart is saying is they believe and they keep pushing this, is this is a union-backed effort that as far as the walmart employees, they believe this is limited. talk to some of these people in the picket lines today and they will tell you that this is a very important move for them. that they are hoping to make a message on a potent shopping day. >> i'm getting the sense that the protest and picket lines are keeping any shoppers away? >> not at all. when actually we talked to some of the employees who were working overnight here at this particular walmart the emplo
are flocking to south fork in parker, texas for the late larry hagman. the site of the popular "dallas" where hagman played jr ewing, one of the most memorable villains of all time. he was 81. people are returning to their religious roots. research shows a number of americans raised with one religion and left for one reason or another, once they hit adult hood are going back to the faith later in life. and rebirths and churches are seeing the way to fight declining attendance. dominic di-natale is live for us in los angeles. >> hi, harris, and some thought it used to be a time when people started having kids and find themselves returning to their values they grew up with and place most of them at the church steps once again and now, reasons including challenges live dealing with hurricane sandy and the stuff economy and people looking to the pulpit for answers. >> now, granted jesus returns us to good. >> growing up. scott saw attending church more of a chore. and what religion experts say what young adults do, he put his parent's religion out of his life. >> and the typical age, 18, 19, 20 a
of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> today jim harbaugh spoke, and he didn't commit, but you get the feeling that it's going to be colin kaepernick. >> colin kaepernick, he can do no wrong, as it is right now, winning his second consecutive start. did it in a tough location, down in new orleans in that dome. there are the two of them on the sidelines yesterday. kaepernick's line pretty close to what he did on monday night against the bears. he had 16 out of 25 completions for 231 yards. he ran for this touchdown. threw for another, added a 90.6 rating, and coach harbaugh had a long flight home to be able to craft a little talking to to the media today about this situation. >> alex smith is our starting quarterback. he has not done anything to lose that job. also colin kaepernick, you can categorize him as a backup quarterback if he started games and played very well in those games. so in a unique situation, you have two quarterbacks that are playing at very high level. this season, the quarterback position has been shared, and at the end of the season, you look back on it and say that was sh
of the country is going to see incredibly dry, warm weather. the possibility of 77 and temperatures like dallas, and maybe 60 degrees in chicagoland. look at the northwest, if you're traveling over the next couple of days. this doesn't leave. it's anywhere from seattle to san francisco. there's pretty large airports in the middle of that. seatac, also san francisco airport itself. the ice, the wind, the rain, the snow, still there. now, back to the desk. >> sam, thank you so much. >>> josh has the other top stories. including a series of arrests last night in california. >>> indeed, breaking overnight, elizabeth. four men taken into custody and accused of plotting to kill americans and targets overseas. the suspects as elizabeth just mentioned, american citizens from california. abc's senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, has the latest on this investigation. good morning, to you, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, josh. sources tell us this is the latest indication there's radicals among us. when you look at the government's charges released overnight, what's disturbing is that the alle
news in "the skinny." >> speaking of skinny. >> really, truly. >> he is doing a new movie, "the dallas buyers club." he plays man who contracts hiv. for the role he had to lose a lot of weight. there on the left, the regular heartthrob the ladies love. then you see him on the right, having lost the weight. apparently he has lost 38 pounds. yeah, he has lost a ton of weight getting ready for this role. and he talked a little bit about it. take a listen. >> i lost 38 pounds. i feel good now. overall probably got 35% less energy. but there's been -- the tough part, there's been plateaus. once you get past the plateau, your body seems to understand okay this is where we are living now. >> a drastic, you know, change in appearance from his magic mike, you know, film appearance. but, you know, its is amazing what the actors do to get in shape for the role. he's the latest one. >> just to try to gear up his body to eat again, that will be a chore as well. >> matthew, put it back on, dude. get that burger. [ male announcer ] sponges take your mark. [ female announcer ] one drop of ultra dawn h
motorcade drove through downtown dallas. despite the holiday, dozens of people fwagathered in jfk's hon in the spot where he was shot. a major commemoration will be held for the next year's 50th anniversary. >>> can you feel the heat? with the jackpot hovering at around $325 million, bucks, powerball fever, spreading like wildfire out there. gamblers across the country are hoping for an early christmas present. when the numbers are drawn tomorrow night. a winner opting for a lump sum cash payout can count on taking home $212 million. now, the downside, the odds of winning this thing, about one in 175 million. >> not bad. probably better than the odds of probably getting one of the tv screens in the black friday line. >> i don't usually gamble in the lotsry. when it gets big, it's hard not to buy a couple tickets. >> for the office pool. if you're one that is out of the office pool and everyone wins. >> this office one i would leave here mid sentence. you might want to consider another set of odds. can the cowboys survive against the powerhouse exploits of redskins phenom rg3. spoiler al
to be a pretty good incentive to get somebody to drive. sheppard is a nice place. dallas is into fiery there. do they still guarantee you guys a fighter at it in so? >> now, pretty much the same as anywhere else. >> that was the same in damage. when i went through, if you were to shepherd you were going to get a fighter. there was some good ones, but the most part they got a lot of fighters. it's probably better that way and more fair all around. what else? underwent okmulgee guys up. okay, well thanks for coming very much. i appreciate it. if you guys buy the book, even better. harpercollins actually send me up to read a couple more. one is nonfiction. it's the history of fighter pilot, not just americans, but all of them. i've been burning how much i didn't know about my own profession. it's going to be a very interesting book. it's due sometime next year, so i'll take another six months after that, so maybe 2014. and then there's a fictional book i wrote called the mercenary that will be out in e-book form to start with i think in january or february. unlike most good fiction, it's not really
in california topographically and los angeles ideologically, quite frankly. the big d in texas means dallas. the big d out here means disability half of the public sector union guys now are stepping down at age 50 with a twitchy lumbar and riding that wonka ticket off into the sun set. this country can't support itself and once again i will go back to the election two weeks ago. this country in the macroand this country in the microchose barack obama if you ask him tomorrow and listen at this point, billy, i think it's fair to say if you call barack obama socialist you are pulling your punches. he would pick the california model tomorrow over the texas model. and that's which way the country has gone. he still calls it a christmas tree, president obama? >> i don't know about all of that. listen. i think a lot of these issues are set now for a generation. >> i think it's going to unravel fast. i could be wrong. we will know in two years. i think it's going to unravel. sandra fluke. one of your favorite people. and she is nominated for person of the year by "time" magazine and you say? >> i t
-old building in downtown dallas was imploded yesterday. no, it's not jerry jones' reaction to the cowboys' play against the browns yesterday. they did win. demolition experts attached 300 pounds of dynamite in strategic places and there it went. built in the 1920s, that building, by a cotton tycoon. >>> we talk a lot about how the fiscal cliff will hurt the u.s. but that obscures the pain that will be felt at the state and local levels. our senior economics reporter steve leisman has been doing the math about who falls the hardest if we do go over the cliff. steve? >> if you think about it, it is designed so that there is a lot of pain. the idea of the fiscal cliff, the sequestration, automatic cuts to bring people to the table. we've done, with the help of technology, using diver technology, we dove in to take a look at where federal spending is highest. it is color coated by per capita spending by county here. what you see -- take a look. where it's red it's the highest from 20 all the way up to 175,000. there's actually one county in north carolina where i think hatteras island is where ther
looking at christmas lights from the air north of dallas last year, when she got out of her friend's plane and inexplicably walked to the front of it. just days after the accident, her mother told "gma" about that harrowing night. >> i was able to hold her. and it's the toughest part of it all. just seeing her laying there. and waiting for the help. >> reporter: she lost her left eye and part of her left arm. her memoir, due out next week, is called "still lolo." that's lauren's nickname and the name of her fashion blog. lauren focuses on her recovery, the awkward fitting and painting of her fake eye. her self-consciousness of her prosthetic arm which she recently showed off in a picture with her friend. she writes, i don't know why this is so hard, i said. soldiers are dying in afghanistan right now. and i'm too chicken to do this one thing. the former model believes her split second encounter with that propeller blade may have made her a better person. she writes, i came to see how there was so much more to my life than being worried about how i looked. for "good morning america," ryan o
swing. suburbs of dallas, houston, san netanya, atlanta, charlotte, and south carolina ever -- were republican. analyzing by saying suburbs does not work. you have to look at each individual suburb or the region of the country. and we have to rethink the way we spend money in politics. if this was a $6 billion election-year with status quo results, the biggest success would -- when it comes to money and politics and i'm not talking about message should dismiss des -- macro, it may be an effective way to pay voters directly. should dismiss demographics -- independence because they leaned democratic. the suburbs cannot be analyzed as a whole. you look nationally, romney won the suburbs by two points. look at northern virginia. it delivered -- the blue state suburbs, philadelphia whiteout romney. the suburbs also wiped out romney. new york, philadelphia, d.c., los angeles, san francisco, the suburbs were democratic. the suburbs were swing. suburbs of dallas, houston, san netanya, atlanta, charlotte, and south carolina ever -- were republican. analyzing by saying suburbs does not work.
states in every state including texas. this is a vibrant place in dallas. people are moving here in droves. we have an honest to goodness fair government. thank you very much. guest: thank you for your kind words about me. taxes is growing by leaps and bounds. this is made our country much more energy independent and has brought the price of natural gas down. i hope we can agree we don't want to reverse that and continue to go forward with these wonderful changes that have taken place in energy. we have a chance to see a renaissance in manufacturing. a lot of these jobs going overseas may come home. i have been asked and i would make three quick points. i think this election was about a lot of things. i think it is more complicated than that. i would start with the candidates. mitt romney is a good man. he wasn't as natural a communicator as the president . he had a habit of saying things that didn't help him. the president is a natural and gifted communicator. the democrats had a much better get out the vote operation. republicans need to focus on that. democrats were better in
and their recovery. let's go to james in dallas, texas. caller: good morning. the answer to your question. it is very difficult to have a lot of confidence in the security team regardless of what happened in benghazi. the president could have come out and given the public the truth. a lot of callers will call in and say people do not like barack obama because of his skin color. i voted for barack obama in 2000 because of his skin color. i wanted this country to get passed a landmark issue of electing a african-american for president. one of your earlier callers mentioned the daywear the target. i see no reason why this administration did not take action. if they did not take action because they did not know what was happening, i think there is evidence they did know what was happening, it is unforgivable. if they did not know what was going on, that is even more inexcusable. host: manhattan, kansas. dave is an independent caller. caller: i just wanted to say the foreign policy of obama is a spitting image of bush. we have droned more pakistan as than bush under obama. it is only creating more terrori
number two. >> one apartment building in dallas, texas, is making sure pet owners do just that. every resident with a pet must have their four-legged friend swabbed for a dna sample. this is gross. that data is then used to identify which pet's mess was left behind. so if you don't clean up after your pet, you could face a $250 fine or even eviction. >> we've gone from maybe picking up an hour a day of pop to picking up maybe one or two a month. >> it seems like there's bigger problems than pick up dog pop. i don't know. >> depends how big it is, right? on top of all that, the company that does the testing is proposing the rule to dallas city councils. wouldn't you like to be the one to test it. >> i don't want to do that. >>> oh, let's move it along here. the wizards go for their first victory of the season. the cavaliers win in thrilling fashion. >> lou holder has the highlights in this morning's "sports minute." >> good morning, everyone. and your "sports minute" starts with a little college football. randy edsall taking a trip to death valley taking on clemson and this one got ugl
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industrial complex? what happened in dallas? the assassination of john f. kennedy, sunday at 7:30 p.m. eastern and pacific. >> democratic and republican congressional leaders are voicing optimism about avoiding tax increases and automatic spending cuts in january, the so-called fiscal cliff. leaders from both the house and senate met with president obama this morning at the white house, their first discussion in negotiation on the fiscal cliff. the president started the day with comments to reporters. >> i want to welcome the congressional leadership here and thank them for their time. i think we're all aware that we have some urgent business to do and we got to make sure that taxes don't go up on middle class families, that our economy will remain strong, that we're creating jobs and that is an agenda that democrats and republicans and independents, people all across the country share. so our challenge is to make sure that we are able to cooperate together, work together, find some common ground, make some tough compromises, build some consensus to do the people's business and what
about now it's all coming down to getting out the vote. and the six-floor museum in dallas has put out an old public service announcement from president john f. kennedy, in which he is encouraging all citizens to vote. >> there is one way in which we can show how strongly we believe in our democracy, next tuesday, november 6th is election day. i hope every american will turn out and vote. >> the film was put together on october 31st, 1962. president kennedy was calling on all americans to serve their country by participating. it's a very cool piece of history, but all six elections held on november 6th were won by republicans, starting with lincoln, and reagan let's hope the 7 breaks the actor edward norto teamed rtk about them to vote. f our democracy to ensure that ultimately it is we the people that govern and not the money that governs our policies. >> he said he discovered through the project what we have all been noticing thomas jefferson said that a successful democracy depended on an informed electorate. our country's future depends on you. to help you m
the crossing. casey steegal live this dallas. >> reporter: the national transportation safety board has told us that the driver of that parade float started to go through the intersection even though it has been ruled that the warning bells were sounding and the warning lights were flashing. the ntsb now has a better timeline in terms of what happened. they say that the warning devices had been activated about 20 seconds prior to this crash, then seven seconds later the gates came down. nine seconds prior to impact the train sounded its horn. federal investigators have not released the driver's name but tell us he has submitted a blood sample at the hospital hours after thursday's crash, and today he'll be interviewed. engineers onboard that train will also be questioned. now, over the weekend memorial services were held in midland. people showed up to donate blood, a community, quite frankly, still in shock. >> it's amazing, the human spirit in moments of chaos like this. it's the same human spirit that we see in combat where when situations get chaotic and people need help, these veterans, th
, abc news, dallas. >> nice kid. good for him. >>> overseas this morning, authorities in israel say they've now arrested a member of the palestinian militant group hamas, who they believe was behind wednesday's bus bombing in tel aviv. 27 people injured there. this morning, the fragile cease-fire between hamas and israel appears to be holding. but a new poll finds 49% of israelis believe their government should have continued with this military offensive in gaza. >>> there's some controversy this morning surrounding one of the most enduring images from hurricane sandy. remember how the storm destroyed parts of the boardwalk along the jersey shore and left this rollercoaster submerged? now, some local officials are considering leaving it where it is, saying it would be a popular tourist destination. but critics say it would be a painful reminder of the storm. >>> fans of the new york jets were treated to a game that is being described in the papers like heinous, a blooper real, and cover your eyes bad. quarterback mark sanchez, running into his teammate's backside. fumbling, he handed the
visiting a mansion that was the set for dallas where he played j.r., who used to say darlin', dying at aim -- age of 81. . >> in terms of prices when they could go back down is when? >>guest: there is another interesting issue, a lot of our corn is used to make ethanol which is an alternate fuel which has been subsidized. so, we are seeing a lost corn is being siphoned away from food, to earth not, which is expensive. >>heather: the changes in oil prices? >>guest: yes, oil prices have we are seeing energy prices going down. what can we expect in the near and long term? >>guest: you will seafood prices go up. >>heather: how high? >>guest: hard to say. but another issue, farmers are seeing a real estate bubble, you would never expect that, we just had one burst, but a lot will depend on what happens to land prices and right now they are at all time highs in the midwest which is helping farmers. on the other hand, farmers looking forward and this will impacted if prices, they are going to face estate tax which hurt as lot of them because small farmers pass on the small businesses, so if they
. and we're proud to get you back to dallas. and we really need you back because eva needs her momma. right? go, momma. yay, momma. >> love it. the support i had this season. >> i'll bet it is. shawn and derek, you guys really put on a show. the other night, scared us half to death. tell us about the story, about the break in the rules and what difference you think that made? >> for me, it was an all-star season. it was season 15. honestly, it was just about entertaining, you know, all the people. and entertaining fans. and pushing it. >> so, take the risk, huh? >> and you know, as far as the performances go, i'm so proud of what we accomplished and what we did. and i can look back and say we're proud of what we achieved. and really proud of this girl right here. she was sensational. >> it was fun to watch. >> i loved it. you broke a few rules. and i've never seen you -- you got really emotional. we saw you even tear up. >> yeah. i don't know why. but i started acting like -- oh, i did. you know what? i think this season -- it's right there. you know what it was? i had a moment. in that mom
. dallas is at 70. that's the weather around the nation. >> more of america's weather coming up in the next half hour, of course. lara, back to you. >> thanks, sam. >>> we're going to get right to our "good morning america" "morning menu." is jessica simpson really pregnant again? and what does it mean for her big weight watcher's contract? we'll talk about that. >>> and victoria's secret about to get some shapely competition. you saw scottie. i mean, we're still trying to get over that. we're going inside spanx brand-new stores. >>> and holiday "deals & steals" just for you. >>> plus, this is just for you. our interview with brad pitt. all that and more coming up on "gma," live in times square. my wife takes centrum silver. i've been on the fence about it. then i read an article about a study that looked at the long term health benefits of taking multivitamins. they used centrum silver for the study... so i guess my wife was right. [ male announcer ] centrum. always your most complete. but all you notice is her beautiful, healthy skin. right. jergens ultra healing moisturizer makes even yo
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